Galaxy Tab S8, S8 + and S8 Ultra: First Look at New Samsung Tablets

Samsung’s Unpacked event is fast approaching and the new Galaxy Tab S8 could be presented on this occasion. The first technical details and photos of the product are now known and the tablets not only look good, they also have a lot of qualities. Besides a large screen, a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is hidden under the hood of the Galaxy Tab S8.


  • The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 could be officially presented on February 8, 2022
  • Three different models of the tablet will appear
  • A large screen, a powerful SoC and a dual camera characterize the device.

In a few weeks, the Unpacked event will take place ahead of MWC 2022. In addition to Galaxy smartphones, the new Galaxy Tab S8 should be presented there. Our colleagues from WinFuture got the first technical information about the tablet and also show us the first images of the flagship from Samsung.

The tablet will be available in three different versions. The Galaxy Tab S8, S8 + and S8 Ultra, the Ultra version being of course equipped with technical gadgets of the highest class. The larger model uses a 14.6-inch AMOLED display that operates at a 120Hz refresh rate. Gamers should be especially happy about this, as you shouldn’t experience any real “screen tearing”.

According to reports, the screen is bright up to 420 Nits. The Tab S8 + also has a 12.7-inch AMOLED display and the Tab S8 has an 11-inch LTPS-TFT panel. The smaller screen, however, can reach 500 Nits. Smaller models will not have a notch, as is the case with the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra.

The best of technology in the Galaxy Tab S8

All three models are equipped with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip that powers tablets. The Galaxy Tab S8 and Galaxy Tab S8 + are equipped with 8 GB of RAM and an internal memory of 128 to 256 GB to choose from. The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, meanwhile, will be equipped with 8 or 16 GB of RAM and an internal memory of 128 or 512 GB. If that is not enough, it is possible to expand the storage space with a microSD.

All tablets also all receive a dual rear camera with 13 megapixels (f / 2.0) and a 6 megapixel ultra-wide angle lens (f / 2.2). The front camera will be able to take selfies with 12 megapixels (f / 2.4). For the software, Samsung relies on the combination of Android 12 and One UI 4.1.

A big 11000 mAh battery in the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra

In addition to a “Wi-Fi 6” connection, you also have the option of using 5G. This is of course no longer a novelty, but devices that are not capable of it appear regularly – even in 2022. Facial recognition software allows you to unlock tablets and a “USB-C 3.2” interface serves as standard. USB.

The final distinction between the different models is the size of the battery. Thus, the Galaxy Tab S8 uses an 8000 mAh battery, the S8 + uses 10.090 mAh and the Ultra has a battery capacity of 11,000 mAh. Another special feature of the tablets is additionally the included S-Pen stylus, which is normally only found from other well-known manufacturers as a special purchase.

As for pricing, there is currently no leak or information from resellers. There are certainly estimates which put the Galaxy Tab S8 between 680 euros and 800 euros, the S8 + between 880 euros and 1100 euros and the S8 Ultra between 1040 euros and 1220 euros, but these are only vague guesses. It remains to be seen what exactly the prices will look like in the end. The wait for the new tablets should not be very long any longer, so we will know more soon.

Are you interested in the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8? Do you think Samsung could worry Apple and its iPad? We look forward to your comments!

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